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The Cookie Jar

1887 Kelly Cross Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327-4541
+1 423-949-5852
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“cupcakes” (20 reviews)
“cookies” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1887 Kelly Cross Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327-4541
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Southern, home-cooked menu with phenomenal desserts too! Great atmosphere, courteous service, quaint little farm setting with animals that kids can pet while waiting to be seated. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU GET THERE EARLIER IN DAY bc they sometimes run out of the "daily specials"...More

Thank mrimomma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a relaxing Saturday evening with family at this casual restaurant. The simple foods and atmosphere reminded us of sitting in grandma's kitchen. Try their meat loaf, country fried steak, or sweet potatoes. Their homemade rolls were light and fluffy! Desserts looked fabulous, but...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I was visiting my mom and stepdad in Chattanooga last weekend, and they wanted to drive to Dunlap (me: "Where's THAT?") to eat at the Cookie Jar Cafe. I wouldn't make this drive all the time (it's a hike from Chattanooga), but it was a...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Excellent view and friendly staff. Not sure how many grandmas are in the kitchen but it is the right amount. Featured on TN crossroads. Family run. If you leave hungry, it is totally your fault. Go and go often. Everything anyone has tried while visiting...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Food was good. The location was great and the kids loved the playground. The cupcakes were amazing. Great place to take the family.

Thank Jimmy B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We love to take guests and family to The Cookie Jar for good food, yummy desserts and a pleasant countryside retreat. Their beautiful pies are as yummy as they look!

Thank cahna
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We haven't been to Cookie Jar in a while, but stopped on our way home after a long workday. We had to wait a while for a table, but all of the servers were going about their business with smiles on their faces even though...More

Thank Deborah L
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The scenery surrounding the cookie jar is amazing. You can’t help but get excited before you even enter the building. It’s great to have a choice of either outdoor or indoor seating. I always enjoy looking at the variety of cookie jars, but my favorite...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Dining Divas went to the Cookie Jar Cafe. It was a wonderful dining experience. There were 13 of us today and it was the first time a restaurant has gotten perfect marks. There was not a negative remark to be made. We were seated...More

Thank darlenesmith1838
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My husband and I ventured to Dunlap on a Friday night, we got there early so the wait wasn't too long. I had the Chicken and Dumplings..... more like a thin soup, not like the real thing, (sorry) there probably wasn't 1/4 cup of chicken...More

Thank newtexan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1887 Kelly Cross Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327-4541
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dunlap
  • Phone Number: +1 423-949-5852
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